The 5th match of the ICC Women’s World T20 2018 will see arch rivals India and Pakistan face-off in the group B clash.
Pakistan is coming off a big loss against Australia women whereas India is coming off an equally impressive win over New Zealand women. Pakistan was no match for the three-time champions Australia as Alyssa Healy’s whirlwind 48 at the top blew the Pakistani bowlers away. Their batswomen were no match for the audacity of their Aussie counterparts.
India rode high on the Harmanpreet’s first ever century in T20Is by any Indian batswoman and the spirit of the Indian spinners which did well on the slow Providence pitch. Harmanpreet, who is also the skipper of the Indian team will love to apply the same formula against their neighbors.
Both the team have very good spinners and the difference will be made by the batting of the teams in what is expected to be a high voltage encounter.
India Women : Taniya Bhatia(w), Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Dayalan Hemalatha, Harmanpreet Kaur(c), Veda Krishnamurthy, Mithali Raj, Deepti Sharma, Radha Yadav, Arundhati Reddy, Poonam Yadav
Pakistan Women: Nahida Khan, Ayesha Zafar, Omaima Sohail, Bismah Maroof, Javeria Khan(c), Nida Dar, Aliya Riaz, Sana Mir, Diana Baig, Sidra Nawaz(w), Anam Amin
India Women have won the toss and have opted to field